Mother Wore Tights
In turn-of-the-century Oakland, California, the teenaged Myrtle McKinley (Betty Grable) is expected to follow high school by attending a San Francisco business college. Instead, she takes a job performing with a traveling vaudeville troupe, where she meets and falls in love with singer-dancer Frank Burt (Dan Dailey).
|award||Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score|
|editor||J. Watson Webb Jr.|
|keywords||boarding school giving birth new school oakland california on tour robert arthur san francisco school friend show business travel vaudeville vaudeville troupe young man|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score|
|theme||high school musical|